Louisville, KY Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Louisville, KY shows a selection of temperature, rainfall and snow minimum, mean and maximum measures over the course of a year. Click on each of the measures in the key to toggle them on and off.

Graph of average and extreme temperature ranges by day for Louisville, KY.


The warmest month in Bowman Field, Louisville, Kentucky is July with an average high temperature of 88.0°F. The hottest day on record was July 30 1999 when the temperature hit 105.8°F. During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 27.1°F with the lowest temperature of -20.0°F being recorded on January 19 1994.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

30 Jul 1999105.8°F
29 Jun 2012105.1°F
7 Jul 2012105.1°F
25 Jun 1988104°F
28 Jun 1944103.3°F

The warmest months on average were:

August 200794.3°F
July 201294.3°F
August 198392.7°F
July 199992.3°F
July 198092.1°F

The coldest days on record are:

19 Jan 1994-20°F
20 Jan 1985-16.8°F
22 Dec 1989-14.8°F
8 Jan 1942-14.6°F
17 Jan 1977-10.8°F

The coldest months on average were:

January 197711.2°F
February 197816.3°F
January 197817.3°F
December 198918.2°F
January 197918.2°F


The wettest month by average rainfall in Louisville, KY is May with an average of 1.3 inches of rain falling on 10 to 11 days.Although in April it typically rains on more days with 1.3 inches falling in 10 to 11 days. The driest month by average rainfall in Louisville, KY is February with an average of 0.6 inches of rain falling on 7 to 8 days. Although in August it typically rains on less days with 0.7 inches falling in 7 to 8 days

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

23 September 20065.9 inches
21 September 20093.2 inches
26 September 20112.7 inches
14 September 19741.8 inches
27 September 20071.8 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

April 201113.2 inches
March 200811.2 inches
September 200610.8 inches
May 20119.7 inches
October 20078.8 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

December 19410 inches
January 19420 inches
February 19420 inches
March 19420 inches
April 19420 inches